For all of professional sports developing talent starts at the grassroots level within the community with the youth programs. For baseball it’s Little League, basketball it’s the youth leagues, same goes for soccer. This is where its starts for those seeking to make it into professional sports one day.
VEGAS – April 4, 2017 – The Vegas Golden Knights announced today, April 4, that the team has formed a partnership with the Nevada Storm to create a new youth hockey travel program, the Vegas Junior Golden Knights.
After the NHL made it’s decision official that they will not be participating in the upcoming Winter Games in South Korea the NHLPA formulated their response with much disappointment. Below […]
Today after months of back and forth between the NHL and NHLPA the league has came to the final decision that for the first since the 1994 Winter Olympics. The 2018 Winter Games are being hosted by the South Koreans. This marks the end to the NHL’s 5 consecutive run in Olympic participation.
As the Vegas Golden Knights franchise prepares and gears up for their inaugural season in the NHL we take a look back at how league went from 6 teams to it’s current 31 members.
According to TSN’s Darren Dreger he expressed that the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft has a very important stake in the bigger picture for the league. He also indicated that due to the popularity of the subject matter is the motivation by the league to make the protected lists public.
Since the Vegas Golden Knights Owner welcomed the Las Vegas Raiders into town Bill Foley seems to have a bitter taste in his mouth on how thing went down. For Foley he feels that the $750 million in public funding from the increased room tax could be spent on more important issues for the Vegas Community.
A group of Vegas Golden Knights fans could be close at making their quest in custom made license plate made a reality and sport their team pride on the backs of their vehicles.
Finding the right head coach to lead your players can be a challenging part by any General Manager around the league. For Golden Knights GM George McPhee it’s not different. The waiting game of whose going to be let go by their respective clubs continues to be that theme for McPhee.
Today the NHL has made it official that the Expansion Draft protection list will be made available to public and released on June 18th.
Coming up in April Episode 4 of Behind The Vegas Ice airs. This episode will take Vegas Golden Knights fans to the 24 Hour Open House that the organization hosted back in February where the community was given a prime opportunity to meet the staff of the hockey club and interact with fellow fans.
Yesterday the NFL voted and approved the Oakland Raiders relocation to Las Vegas just months after the NHL expanded in Nevada’s thriving Metropolis. Thus making the Silver State a two pro team state for the first time ever. For George McPhee and the Golden Knights they have a short window of opportunity to make a name for themselves within the Vegas sports fan community.
Today marked another day is sports and entertainment history as the NFL approved the moved of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas in a 31-1 vote. The Raiders are set to join the NHL’s 31st franchise the Vegas Golden Knights in the next few seasons.
CHICAGO and LAS VEGAS, March 21, 2017 – Vegas Golden Knights™ President Kerry Bubolz announced today, March 21, that the team has entered a multi-year partnership with premier sports retailer and brand developer Rank + Rally, making Rank + Rally the team’s official retail partner.
Since the Vegas Golden Knights came into the NHL last June one of the things that was talked about is their minor league affiliation for the 2017-2018 season. Given that the American Hockey League has yet to announce any potential expansion for their current 30 franchise membership where would the Golden Knights partner up with during their first season as the league celebrates the next 100 years of existence.
With NHL Free Agency getting closer players from their current clubs think about their futures if they want to stay and extend with the team they are playing for or try and test out waters and entertains deals with other franchises.